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HighWire Expands European Staff

HighWire Press is pleased to welcome industry insider Kathy Law as the newest member of their United Kingdom based staff. [Press Release, February 28, 2012]

SULAIR Business Services Group E-Mail

SULAIR Business Services is pleased to announce the roll-out of a group mail box to contact the team. The new address is

Business Services primary role is to serve as SULAIR's bridge to central procurement. The team also supports contract services, such as photocopy maintenance. Examples of items or questions that you should send to the group address above address include:

* Invoices to be processed
* Invoice questions, including status of payments
* Requests for new Purchase Orders

Welcome to David McIntyre

I'm very happy to welcome David McIntyre to the CourseWork Engineering team. David is joining us as our Lead Quality Assurance Engineer and will take a primary role driving the testing of CourseWork - Stanford's Learning Management System.

He is very familiar with Stanford, having worked for 5 years in Administrative Systems as a quality engineer testing administrative applications maintained by Business Affairs. Prior to joining Stanford, David had worked for over 10 years in the Silicon Valley area.

Updates from the February TIPS Meeting

At the TIPS meeting, IT Services presented their new Accounts website that replaces the website. This Accounts website will launch February 28th and is the place to go to:

  • Request a new SUNet ID
  • Check the status of a SUNet ID
  • Reset your password
  • Manage your two-step authentication

In May 2012 IT Services plans to incorporate additional functionality into the Accounts website, such as:

New Parking Lot Procedures at 1450 & 1454 Page Mill Road Facilities

New parking lot procedures have been implemented for SULAIR staff and visitors at our 1450 and 1454 Page Mill Road facilities.

The Most Worthey Candidate!

Glen Worthey, Head of the Humanities Digital Information Service and of the Digital Initiatives Group has just been elected to a 3-year term to serve as a member of the Association for Computers and the Humanities (ACH) Executive Council.

Concierge 1 Session Coming Soon!

An announcement has been added in the "Library Concierge Project" site at Coursework 5 (

The first set of Concierge sessions (Concierge 1: Intro and CourseWork) are coming soon:
• Friday, February 17, 10am & 2pm
• Tuesday, February 21, 10am & 3pm

Visit to Graduate School of Business Library, Ref Forum - March 7

Come join a field trip to the Graduate School of Business Library. Mihoko Hosoi, Manager, i-Desk and Library Resources and Emily Alschbach, Research & Instruction Librarian, will guide us through the new facility and talk about their public service model.

Afterwards, join the discussion about challenges with a single service desk model.

Meet at the new Business Library at 2:00 pm.

CIP Community Conversation

SULAIR is an institutional member of the UMUC Center for Intellectual Property. As such, you're all welcome to participate in tomorrow's Community Conversation investigating the intersection of copyright and social media.

When: February 8, 2012; 1:00 PM Eastern

Who: Join Jeannette Carmadella, J.D., as she discusses the intersection of copyright and social media. Check it out!

How: The conversation will take place in the online Wimba platform.

Further details of the event are here:

Instructions on how to sign up (it's a little more complicated than it should be) are here:

Mimi Calter
Assistant University Librarian & Chief of Staff

Change to the Petty Cash Transaction Limit

Stanford University's Office of the Treasurer has decreased the petty cash transaction limit to $100 (previously $150). All reimbursements over the $100 limit must now be processed through iOU.

Please keep in mind that the preferred purchase methods are Oracle/iOU and Pcard. While the amount has changed, other items remain the same. Shalien Izzi, in the Director’s Office, will continue to distribute petty cash on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:30 - 10:30 a.m.

Thank you!

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